Lionel Messi becomes a father for the third time

Congratulations, Leo!

• The good news was reported today by Spanish journalist Alfredo Martinez who took to Twitter to announce that ‘Leo Messi and Antonella have become parents last night.’

Thus, Lionel Messi will miss the trip to Malaga, where Barcelona will face the Andalusians in the 28th La Liga matchday.

• He will return to the squad ahead of the Champions League game against Chelsea.